Team Member

Gordon Karker

Orthodontist


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Education & Credentials
DMD

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine; Alton, IL

BS

Zoology, Olivet Nazarene University; Bourbonnais, IL

Specialty Certificate

Orthodontics

Residency

Orthodontics, Emory University School of Postgraduate Dentistry; Atlanta, GA

Personal Favorites

In my spare time, I enjoy riding my mountain bike, doing origami (paper folding), and woodworking.

Volunteer Experience

Special Olympics, Upward Basketball, Give Seniors a Helping Hand Day at Church, U.S. Air Force Dentist for 13 Years

Personal Biography

I have 25 years of experience as an orthodontist. I enjoy spending time with my wife Carol and my grandsons, Bayer and Owen, as often as I can.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Georgia Association of Orthodontists, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Delta Lambda International Nazarene College Honor Society

Awards

Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award for Undergraduate Achievement

Achievements

Graduated cum laude, Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities